Sunset Through Trees, 11.25 x 15, imagined woods series, on eco-friendly mount
Imagined Woods Series - during quarantine, I became obsessed with what I am calling the Imagined Woods series. Some were dark and foreboding, some were light and hopeful, others feel in between. I explored sizes, shapes, processes and color schemes. Most have multiple layers, with the distant trees hinted at with pale color that were applied wet into wet. Since we were quarantined in the winter and spring the branches are bare but waiting for new life. Even the dark and mysterious ones hint at a distant light.
Professional Watercolor pigments were used on 1/4 sheet of Arches 300 lb paper. The paper is torn by hand to create a rough edge all the way around. Every effort is made to create straight edges. Please forgive tiny imperfections, they add to the authenticity of one-of-a-kind art. You can choose to frame with the edge visible or mat it for a clean edge.
This is an ORIGINAL watercolor painting using professional materials by Melissa Tai.
This painting will never be reproduced as a print, you will be buying a one-of-a-kind painting.
This painting is mounted on a double layer of corrugated plastic (mostly likely a reclaimed election yard sign). The edges are covered with white tape for a clean look. The plastic is cut slightly smaller than the painting, so that it is not visible when viewing the front. Each painting is wired and ready to hang. Please see the sample photo, this is what the back of your painting may look like.
The result is a clean contemporary look that is extremely light weight. The surface is treated to protect the painting. You can hang it as it is, or you may wish to have it framed. If you decide to have it framed you do not need glass to protect the painting.
It is signed on the front and back.
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Please note that actual colors may vary on different monitors or devices and because colors are perceived differently from person to person. I try to ensure that my photos reflect the true colors of every piece by using natural light, but not direct sunlight when photographing.
Copyright of this image remains with the artist. No reproductions are permitted.
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*Shipping note – your purchase will be packaged in an archival, plant based, cello bag. Firm cardboard or like material will keep it rigid and finally it will be mailed in an appropriate envelope/container.
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